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Edible food bouquets: The best bunches you can pick up in Australia this Valentine’s Day


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From rolls of salami to doughnuts dripping in Nutella: These are the best FOOD bouquets you can pick up this Valentine’s Day – and there’s still enough time to order for February 14

  • Creative confectioners are crafting quirky arrangements for Valentine’s Day
  • Swapping flowers for food, bakeries are offering an alternative this February 14
  • Indulgent arrangements of doughnuts, fruit and chocolates can still be ordered 
  • Meat lovers can get their hands on bouquets made from bacon, salami and ham

Creative confectioners keen to offer something different this Valentine’s Day are crafting quirky bouquets made from chocolate covered fruit, rolls of Italian ham and doughnuts oozing with Nutella and strawberry filling.

Novelty dessert makers across Australia are turning traditional floral arrangements on their head this February 14, giving couples the chance to express their love with food, not flowers.

With prices starting from $80 AUD and elaborate designs upwards of $159 AUD, the delicious declarations don’t come cheap, but they’re sure to leave a lasting impression, for better or worse.

Staff at ‘edible bouquet’ specialist Lunch Bunch piece together mouthwatering masterpieces of milk, dark and white chocolate, enormous cherries, truffle pralines and vibrant berries at its headquarters in Adelaide, South Australia.

Creative confectioners keen to offer something different this Valentine’s Day are crafting quirky bouquets made from chocolate, fruit – and even cured meats (pictured, a savoury arrangement from Adelaide ‘edible bouquet’ specialist Lunch Bunch) 

One of their most magnificent creations, the $139 ‘Sweet Beat’, is stacked with skewers of chocolate covered strawberries, blueberries and wafer biscuits.

But if chocolate doesn’t satisfy your sweet tooth, online confectioner Dessert Boxes Australia offers a selection of doughnut bouquets for just $79.

Choose between strawberry iced, Nutella filled and classic glazed, depending on what your partner would love most.

Staff at 'edible bouquet' specialist Lunch Bunch piece together mouthwatering bunches like this chocolate masterpiece

Popular additions include milk, dark and white chocolate, cherries, truffle pralines and doughnuts

Staff at Lunch Bunch piece together mouthwatering masterpieces (left and right) of milk, dark and white chocolate, enormous cherries, truffle pralines, doughnuts and vibrant berries at its headquarters in Adelaide, South Australia

Online confectioner Dessert Boxes Australia offers a selection of doughnut bouquets for just $79, with choices of strawberry iced, Nutella filled and classic glazed

Online confectioner Dessert Boxes Australia offers a selection of doughnut bouquets for just $79, with choices of strawberry iced, Nutella filled and classic glazed

There’s plenty for people who prefer savoury snacks, too, with bunches made from rolls of crispy bacon, an assortment of hams and flavoured breadsticks.

Adelaide specialist Lunch Bunch has created a moreish $89 ‘Meat and Cheese Volcano’ arrangement, which overflows with Bavarian sausages, salami, different types of cheese and Australian nuts.

A similar bouquet is decorated with pieces of prosciutto, artistically arranged to look like roses.

The art of edible bouquet making has already attracted a following on social media.

Lunch Bunch boasts 20,400 followers on Instagram at the time of writing, while Dessert Boxes Australia has more than 108,000. 

Adelaide specialist Lunch Bunch has created a moreish $89 'Meat and Cheese Volcano' arrangement (pictured), which overflows with Bavarian sausages, salami, different types of cheese and Australian nuts

Adelaide specialist Lunch Bunch has created a moreish $89 ‘Meat and Cheese Volcano’ arrangement (pictured), which overflows with Bavarian sausages, salami, different types of cheese and Australian nuts

Fans have been drooling over the designs since brands began promoting new arrangements ahead of Valentine’s Day.

‘Scrumptious! I hope I get something like this next Friday,’ one woman said.

Another admitted she would sit eating one bunch after another, saying: ‘This looks like heaven.’ 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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